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Tag Archives: Age Discrimination

Jury rules for transportation company in age discrimination suit  (access required)

A Concord-based transportation management company did not commit age discrimination when it dismissed a former employee after eliminating his position, a federal jury has ruled.   Attorneys Bernard Tisdale, Kathleen Lucchesi, and Joshua Adams of Jackson Lewis in Charlotte report that their client, Cardinal Logistics Management Corporation, terminated ...

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Labor & Employment – Age Discrimination Claim – EEOC Subpoena – Training & Hiring Records – Legislative Immunity (access required)

EEOC v. Washington Suburban Sanitary Comm’n (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-01-0131, 17 pp.) (Wilkinson, J.) No. 09-2263, Jan. 26, 2011; USDC at Greenbelt, Md. (Williams, J.) 4th Cir. Holding: Although the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission claims legislative immunity against an EEOC ...

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Civil Rights – Constitutional – Motion to Dismiss – Motion for Leave to Amend – Equal Employment Practices Act – Age Discrimination in Employment Act – Employment (access required)

Dallie Cherry v. Perdue Farms, Incorporated; and Stacy Mills. (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-02-0087, 11 pp.) (Flanagan, J.), USDC for the Eastern District of North Carolina, Northern Division, No. 2:10-CV-23-FL, December 27, 2010. Click here for the full text of the ...

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Federal or state? Employment lawyers have strong preferences on venue (access required)

An attorney with an employment-discrimination case will most likely take the case to the nearest county courthouse to be heard by a state judge. But just as likely, the defense counsel for the employer will have it removed to federal ...

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Age claim that beat summary judgment gets noticed nationwide (access required)

A 46-year-old Alexander County emergency medical services supervisor who was demoted when his team failed to meet a targeted response time has a triable case of age discrimination, a federal judge ruled late last month. The case, Fox v. Alexander County, has drawn national attention among labor lawyers because the plaintiff survived a summary-judgment motion from the employer - an unusual event in federal court. "It's pretty noteworthy," said the plaintiff's attorney, Joshua Van Kampen (pictured). "The employer-discrimination firms are very adept at getting these cases dismissed."

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